# piracy - Wednesday 23 October, 2013
The new charge – used against the members of Pussy Riot – carries a maximum sentence of seven years in a penal colony.
# piracy - Wednesday 25 September, 2013
The 30 activists from 18 countries have been detained since they scaled an oil platform in the Arctic last week.
# piracy - Friday 9 August, 2013
Land of torrents and files.
# piracy - Friday 28 June, 2013
The enterprise minister says the rights of legal internet users are taken into account before any website can be blocked.
# piracy - Wednesday 12 June, 2013
UPC, Imagine, Digiweb, Vodafone, Three and O2 have been given 30 days to block users’ access to the piracy website.
# piracy - Friday 7 December, 2012
This could be the first suit using the country’s controversial ‘Irish SOPA’ legislation.
# piracy - Monday 1 October, 2012
Those convicted of illegal downloading could face two years in jail, or fines of about €20,000.
# piracy - Wednesday 15 August, 2012
The site was once among the top 500 websites visited globally.
# piracy - Wednesday 27 June, 2012
“It’s just kind of ridiculous what they did to his life”: Apple co-founder supports Kim Dotcom.
# piracy - Tuesday 15 May, 2012
Attack helicopters took part in the attacks early this morning along the coastline of Somalia.
# piracy - Friday 4 May, 2012
Digital Agenda commissioner Neelie Kroes says we’re likely “to be in a world without SOPA and without ACTA”.
# piracy - Thursday 5 April, 2012
Commissioners yesterday agreed the terms of a legal submission asking the court to rule on whether the treaty is legal.
# piracy - Wednesday 22 February, 2012
The EU’s trade commissioner Karel De Gucht wants to see whether the anti-counterfeiting rules are in breach of EU freedoms.
# piracy - Saturday 18 February, 2012
‘The February March’ against the controversial international anti-counterfeiting agreement will take place later today.
# piracy - Tuesday 14 February, 2012
Bulgaria may join the growing list of EU countries delaying their ratification of the controversial ACTA legislation…
# piracy - Wednesday 25 January, 2012
The VP of EMI’s Urban Promotions says that the best way to tackle piracy is not to introduce bills like ACTA or SOPA – but to simply provide better service.
Paul Quigley, founder of news story-tracking website Newswhip, analyses the arguments made by the junior minister yesterday in favour of a new online copyright law.
This is the text of a full briefing note distributed by Seán Sherlock to members of the Oireachtas this evening.
The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement has come under fire after suggestions it could limit online freedoms.
Junior minister Seán Sherlock says he will participate in a full debate on the plans for a controversial Statutory Instrument.
# piracy - Tuesday 24 January, 2012
Minister of State Sean Sherlock has said this evening that the Government does not intend to introduce “SOPA-type legislation” in Ireland.
# piracy - Monday 23 January, 2012
Hackers from the ‘Polish Underground’ movement attack government websites, prompting an emergency cabinet meeting.
# piracy - Friday 20 January, 2012
Hackers have responded angrily to news that MegaUpload and MegaVideo have been closed and founder Kim Dotcom arrested.
# piracy - Wednesday 18 January, 2012
Sites such as Wikipedia, Reddit and Boing Boing are taking part in an ‘internet blackout’ today.
# piracy - Monday 16 January, 2012
A number of high-profile sites are ‘going dark’ this Wednesday over proposed anti-piracy legislation.
# piracy - Wednesday 4 January, 2012
The Church of Kopimism – founded by a philosophy student – hopes it members will not be persecuted for their beliefs.
# piracy - Tuesday 20 December, 2011
In tonight’s Fix: Murder accused found dead in cell; baby Jesus comes home in pieces; and North Korea’s no-frills airline in photos…
The government will issue orders next year which may allow publishers to go to court and stop ISPs from allowing file-sharing.
# piracy - Wednesday 14 December, 2011
The unmanned aircraft crashed while attempting to land at an airport in the Seychelles yesterday.
# piracy - Thursday 24 November, 2011
In what is being hailed by internet providers as a landmark ruling, the European Court of Justice says ISPs cannot ‘filter’ content.
# piracy - Wednesday 12 October, 2011
# piracy - Wednesday 7 September, 2011
The family, including three teenagers, and two crew members were kidnapped by pirates as they sailed in the Indian Ocean – a piracy hotspot.
# piracy - Wednesday 3 August, 2011
The UK government will also lift a ban on copying CDs and DVDs for personal use.
# piracy - Saturday 28 May, 2011
The anchor of the Queen Anne’s Revenge – weighting well over a tonne and measuring 11 feet long – is salvaged.
# piracy - Tuesday 15 March, 2011
Harshest sentencing to date for maritime piracy follows last year’s attack on a US naval ship in the Indian Ocean.
# piracy - Tuesday 1 March, 2011
The incident happened last week but the Danish government has only announced it now as they attempt to rescue the captured family and their crew.
# piracy - Tuesday 18 January, 2011
Increased maritime patrols haven’t hampered pirates from kidnapping a record number of people off the Somali coast.